Small Schools, Big Ideas: The Essential Guide to Successful School Transformation

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$12.24 - $102.03
UPC:
9780470259078
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2009-11-02
Author:
Mara Benitez;Jill Davidson;Laura Flaxman;Ted Sizer;Nancy Faust Sizer
Language:
english
Edition:
1

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Small Schools, Big Ideas shows how the principle-based and equity-focused model from the Coalition of Essential Schools (CES) can be used to redesign existing schools and create new schools that prepare students for this century's challenges and opportunities.

Filled with inspirational stories and illustrative examples from schools that have successfully implemented CES principles and practices, Small Schools, Big Ideas offers information and inspiration needed to:

  • Transform schools in order to achieve equitable outcomes for all students
  • Understand various school design options
  • Establish school vision, mission, and goals to raise educational expectations and results
  • Develop transformational leadership
  • Cultivate a professional learning community
  • Implement student-centered teaching, learning, and curricula
  • Build productive relationships with families and communities
  • Establish strategies for sustainability
These recommendations and proven strategies can help educators transform their schools to become truly equitable, personalized, and academically challenging.

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